Category Archives: the Four Absolutes

Summary Of Our Meeting & Playback Recording Numbers

   Dear Emotional Sobriety Workshop Members: Thank you all for your participation and sharing during our meeting. Telephone conference number: (712) 775-7031 Access Code: Access Code: 397-681-282 Playback recording number is: (712) 775-7029 Access Code: 397-681-282# Playback reference number: 10 … Continue reading

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The Power of Love

This past week, we completed the appendices in Overeaters Anonymous (Brown Book). In the section “A Disease of the Spirit” the Rev. Boas wrote: “Let us look at this spiritual food. To begin with, it falls under the heading of … Continue reading

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Is it My Will or God’s Will?

Is it My Will or God’s Will? As I have shared during our meeting, I am taking some one through the steps now 1:1. It has been an awesome experience and one that I encourage everyone to do. We are up … Continue reading

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How can I know God’s Will for me? Step 11 and the 4 Absolutes

How can I know God’s Will for me? We have a mental obsession and a physical allergy for which there is only a spiritual solution. The goal of our workshop is to apply the spiritual principles embedded in the 12 steps. … Continue reading

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The Four Absolutes: the basics

Some people were curious to know more about the 4 Absolutes, which are the foundation principles of program. What were the “Four Absolutes” that were part of the Oxford Group? The Oxford Group, a Christian fellowship out of which A.A. … Continue reading

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Making a Decision using the 4 Absolutes

Is it “Self Will” or is it “God’s Will”? – Here’s a simple old AA test… 1. Selfish? – Is it a selfish based decision? 2. Dishonest? – Is it a dishonest based decision? 3. Resentful?- Is it a decision … Continue reading

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How to do Step 4 and Step 5 using the Assets and Liabilities and the 4 Absolutes

Step 4: Courage KEY PRINCIPLE: Make a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves. For the Assets and Liabilities Checklist of the B2B, we fill out a list with a series of check marks denoting the things that need to … Continue reading

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